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File:United States Board on Geographic Names logo.PNG|frame|right The '''United States Board on Geographic Names''' ('''BGN''') is a Federal government of the United States|federal body within the United States Geological Survey|U.S. Geological Survey, an agency of the United States Department of the Interior|Department of the Interior. The purpose of the board is to establish and maintain uniform usage of geography|geographic names throughout the federal government.U.S. Department of the Interior. [ "U.S. Board on Geographic Names"], ''U.S. Board on Geographic Names homepage'', 2009-02-09. Accessed 2009-02-28.